I have already had lower blepharoplasty. However, the results have been ruined from burns from hot water around my eyes. Is it possible to have eyelid surgery performed again on the skin that is damaged? Would it help?
Eyelid Surgery Redo on Damaged Skin?
Doctor Answers (3)
We would need to see a photo of how you look now. Also, if the burn was new it would take time (6 months) before I would do anything at all. It may go back to normal.
Eyelid surgery on damaged skin
An oculoplastic surgeon with proper training should be able to reconstruct an eyelid from nothing. This the art involved in this field. We routinely reconstruct eyelids that had significant damage from previous surgery, trauma, burns and even previous tumors. Please feel free to post your picture so we can advise on the details of surgery involved.
It really depends on how your lower eyelid and skin looks like at this point, so a photo would be helpful. It can certainly be more challenging operating on burned skin due to its lack of elasticity and contracture.